Anita Rani Baljeet Singh Saharan


The present study deals with the decolourisation and detoxification of distillery effluent by an isolate SAG45. Soil samples were collected from the affected disposal sites of distillery effluent treatment plant. The isolate showed the highest bioremediation of 79.5% within 4 days of cultivation in the melanoidin pigment broth. The isolate showed higher decolourisation at pH 8.0 and temperature 37 oC. However, it gives 58.9% decolourisation with 5% (v/v) distillery effluent within 8 days. Toxicity test was also carried out to assess the toxicity of distillery effluent on seed germination.


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Effluent, Decolourisation, Aerobic cultures, Recalcitrant, Toxicity test

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Rani, A., & Saharan, B. S. (2009). Optimization of cultural conditions for anaerobically treated distillery effluent bioremediation by an isolate Pseudomonas putida SAG45. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 1(2), 132-137. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v1i2.51
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